A 63-year-old male asked:
right leg (on rare occasions) sharp stabbing pain initiating to the rear of thigh radiating or transmitting to the foot. burning stinging sensation.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Andrew Germanovich answered
12 years experience Pain Management
Lumbar radiculopathy: Is a possible diagnosis, and needs to be confirmed by a physical examination and imaging. See your doctor for an evaluation. A nerve might be compressed due to degenerative changes of the spine.
Answered on Jul 16, 2016
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